‘Zama zamas are getting out of control now’: tensions grow in Mpumalanga

Surrounding communities say they are tired as they join police in the fight against informal miners

04 September 2022 - 18:27

The emergence of informal mining in the past 10 years in some communities in Mpumalanga — especially the tourism hub in the Ehlanzeni region — has been a cause for concern. But fingers pointed at zama zamas may mask other criminality, police caution...

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